Esri Startup Program Orientation: Acceptance & Onboarding

Blog Post created by KDecker-esristaff Employee on Nov 11, 2015
a This blog follows Program Benefits in the Orientation Series


Esri Startup Program Orientation:

Acceptance & Onboarding


Congratulations! If you’re reading this it means you’ve been accepted into the Esri Startup Program, it's time to get started!


You will have received your official Welcome Email as well as your Software and Partner activation e-mails. Please save these e-mails. Within this series we cover the following essential ‘getting started’ steps to access your software and to ensure success. 

This process can take a few hours, PLEASE take the time to follow these steps carefully. 

Get Started:

Need Help? Contact Us

If you have any questions on the following please reach out to:


Note, we have a variety of international Esri Distributor Startup Program representatives who will support you in your local region.


Important Access Points:

It's important to understand the various Esri systems you will interact with given the robust offering provided:

Software & Administration:

  • My Esri: Your one-stop destination for software downloads and authorization numbers to install and activate your licenses and developer subscriptions, admin your account, training, and other important access points for your team.
  • developers.arcgis.com: Manage and access your enterprise level subscriptions through My Esri ‘Developer’ tab, which will bring you to your developer dashboard

  • ArcGIS.com: ArcGIS (ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise) commercial named user account. You need to enable access / link your subscription to your My Esri account with your customer number.

Partner Benefits:

  • Partner Community: Your primary destination for working with Esri as a partner. Access exclusive self-service resources, get the latest confidential messaging from Esri, exchange ideas, and collaboration tools.
  • Startup Program GeoNet: This group hosts key startup resources for you to reference, such as program benefits, onboarding, and more.


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